WWE Over the Limit

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WWE Over the Limit
WWE Over the Limit 2012 logo
WWE Over the Limit 2012 logo
Brand(s)Raw (2010–2011)
SmackDown (2010–2011)
First event2010
Last event2012
Signature match types"I quit" match

WWE Over the Limit was an American professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by WWE, a professional wrestling promotion based in Connecticut. The event was created in 2010, replacing Judgment Day in May. Since its origin, the event has been held only in indoor arenas in the United States. Championship bouts are scheduled on every card, with the lower-tier titles featured on the undercard and the top-tier featured on the main card. Under the Brand Extension, WWE assigns its performers to either Raw or SmackDown which cause matches to be set up between wrestlers on the same show.[1] John Cena has competed in all of the main events in Over the Limit history. In 2013, Over the Limit was scheduled for the October PPV slot but was replaced by WWE Battleground.

Dates and venues[edit]

Event Date City Venue Main event
Over the Limit (2010) May 23, 2010 Detroit, Michigan Joe Louis Arena John Cena (c) vs. Batista in an "I quit" match for the WWE Championship
Over the Limit (2011) May 22, 2011 Seattle, Washington KeyArena John Cena (c) vs. The Miz in an "I quit" match for the WWE Championship
Over the Limit (2012) May 20, 2012 Raleigh, North Carolina PNC Arena John Laurinaitis vs. John Cena in a No Disqualification match with the stipulation that if Cena had won, Laurinaitis would have been fired, and anyone who interfered would have been fired
(c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "WWE Entertainment To Make Raw and SmackDown Distinct Television Brands". World Wrestling Entertainment. 2002-03-27. Retrieved 2011-03-21.

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